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BatesCharles LoftusCaptainBATES, CHARLES LOFTUS, Captain, was born 2 August 1863, son of Thomas Bates, of Aydon, Northumberland. He was educated at Eton; joined the 1st Dragoon Guards; became Captain 18 June, 1890; retired, and joined the Reserve of Officers. He served in the South African War, 1899-1901, with the Imperial Yeomanry; was severely wounded; mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; promoted to Major, Reserve of Officers; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Charles Loftus Bates, Captain, 5th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 29 October 1901. He served in the European War in Egypt, 1914-18, as Director of Remounts, 1915-19; four times mentioned in Despatches; created a CMG in 1916; a CB in 1918, and a KCMG in 1919. He was Honorary Colonel, Yeomanry, and Honorary Brigadier General retired. Sir C L Bates contested Hexham (Conservative) in 1910. He married, in 1892, Katharine, daughter of Edward Leadbitter, of The Spital, Northumberland, and they had one son.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
5th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
BatesCharles Samuel23576CorporalSource: QSA Medal Rolls8th Company, 4th Btn, IY
BatesD1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
BatesDaniel CrossSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 9th Contingent
BatesEGunnerBSACM Rhodesia 1896 (0).
Source: BSACM rolls
Bulawayo Field Force
BatesE3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Oxfordshire Light Infantry
BatesE2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BatesE251Corporal Shoeing SmithQSA (2). Still on Remount Staff.
Source: QSA medal rolls
Royal Horse Guards
BatesE1st Battalion, Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Leicestershire Regiment
BatesESource: QSA and KSA medal rollsRoyal Horse Guards
BatesE4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BatesE1776PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1878-9(Prince Albert's) Somerset Light Infantry
BatesE1837CorporalFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879. Medal returnedNorthamptonshire Regiment
BatesE5th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
BatesE4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
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